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  • Office Expansion Going at Same Slow Pace as Recovery, While Metros Show Strength

    U.S. and Atlanta Market Update The current expansion is now seven quarters longer than the previous expansion, according to REIS’ Q2 2017 Office Trends report.  It’s not that there’s nothing to report, it’s just more of what REIS calls the same “lackl…

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  • Office Occupancy? Going Up.

    U.S. and Atlanta Market Update While we can’t expect anything too dramatic from the office sector, we are steadily moving from the recovery into the expansion. Overall occupancy expanded in the first quarter, continuing a growth trend. In the first…

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  • Office: Q4 Demand Strongest to End 2016

    U.S. AND ATLANTA MARKET UPDATE We made it through the election year! Politics aside, the results of the election have garnered positive indicators. “Both the economy and the labor market have picked up considerably since the first quarter and confiden…

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  • Office Market Shows Long-term Potential

    Q3 2016 U.S. and Atlanta Market Update Like a promising high-school football recruit, the office market simply hasn’t reached its full potential during this recovery “season.” Nationally, Q3 2016 performance was a little lackluster. However, in the lo…

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  • Important Flexible Lease Clauses for Your Business

    Michael Bull, CCIM

    On a recent episode of The Commercial Real Estate Show, I discussed “How Real Estate Decisions Impact Your Business.” If you own, operate or lead a company, there are certain real estate strategies that will add considerable value to your business. As…

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  • Office Race to Recovery is Tough to Call

    U.S. and Atlanta Office Market Update Q2 2016 At the end of Q2, the race to recovery for the U.S. office market is hard to call. With uncertainty about the job market and some surprise conversion, the Q2 numbers aren’t exactly the best indicator for w…

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  • Tenants: Don’t Leave That Lease in a Drawer

    Michael Bull, CCIM

    If you’re an office tenant, you’ve come to the right place. Recently, on The Commercial Real Estate Show, I spoke with experts on navigating office leases from a tenant perspective: tenant rep Bob Chodos, SIOR, Vice Chairmen at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank…

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  • Office Market: The Tortoise and the Hare

    This recovery is more of a marathon than a sprint, especially for the office sector, and every submarket seems to be moving at a different pace. “Although slower and weaker than recoveries past, this recovery is also likely to be longer, presenting op…

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  • The New Office Space

    In general, the office sector is a new and different animal today. I spoke with Brian Leary, President of Commercial Mixed-Use and Ned Austin, VP Marketing and Leasing, both with Charlotte-based Crescent Communities, LLC. The company actively owns and ma…

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  • Office Q4 2015 Market Update

    Finally, there’s something to smile about for the office sector. “The quiet acceleration in the office market recovery is now beginning to make more noise,” said Ryan Severino in REIS’ Q4 2015 Preliminary Office Trends report. The national vacancy …

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